Page Mothers Conference, 1999 March 5-6 [sound recording].


Page Mothers Conference, 1999 March 5-6 [sound recording].

Audio- and videorecordings of a conference devoted to innovative writing by American women authors. Panel 1: "A Little History" (Tapes 1 and 2), presentations by Michael Davidson, Harryette Mullen, Patricia Deinstfrey, and Kathleen Fraser. Panel 2: "Poetics and Such" (Tapes 3 and 4), presentations by Myung Mi Kim, Brenda Hillman, Martha Ronk, Lyn Hejinian, and Carla Harryman. Panel 3: "How to Survive the Canon" (Tapes 4 and 5), presentations by Mary Margaret Sloan, Maureen Owen, Lynn Keller, Cristanne Miller, and Libby Rifkin. Panel 4: "Mrs. Poetry: On the Work of Bernadette Mayer" (Tape 6), presentations by Stephen Cope, Lee Ann Brown, Leslie Scalapino, and Juliana Spahr. Panel 5: "Guess What's Next" (Tapes 7 and 8), presentations by Laura Moriarty, Dodie Bellamy, Renee Gladman, Pamela Lu, and Marjorie Perloff. Poetry reading by Maureen Owen and Bernadette Mayer (Tapes 9 and 10). The recordings contain ample discussion between conference participants and members of the audience.

10 sound cassettes (ca. 15 hrs.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo.7 videocassettes (ca. 15 hrs.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

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New York City poet closely associated with the second generation New York School. From the description of Moving : typescript, between 1965 and 1971. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 40952215 American poet strongly associated with the New York School of Poets. Mayer was born in 1945 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and has resided there her entire life. Influenced by modernist writers such as Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, and Laura Riding Jackson, Mayer has devote...

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Biography / Administrative History Marjorie Perloff is one of the foremost American critics of contemporary poetry. Her work has been especially concerned with explicating the writing of experimental and avant-garde poets and relating it to the major currents of modernist and, especially, postmodernist activity in the arts, including the visual arts and cultural theory. She took her first degree at Barnard College, New York, followed by an M....

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A poet and author, Fraser was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1937 and studied poetry in New York at the New School for Social Research and the Poetry Center at YMHA. She taught at the Iowa Writer's Workshop (1969), directed the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University (1972-1975), founded the literary journal How(ever), and taught creative writing at SFSU (1972-1992). She is an advocate of innovative women's writing and has worked to publish living women poets. From the descriptio...